Seeking Living Building certification? Want a PassiveHouse? Confluence loves a challenge! For clients that want to go beyond the ordinary sustainable goals or for projects that have a complexity that demands it, Confluence can help. Our principals work at the cutting edge of sustainability while also being cognizant of real world construction and costs. Angela Loughry has consulted on two aspiring Living Building projects in western Colorado (see The Third Street Center and SEI Paonia Classroom building). She has presented to a congressional subcommittee on High Performance Building to receive the award for the SBIC Beyond Green Building. She is continuing her education in the PassiveHouse standard. Mark McLain specializes HERS ratings on complex homes.